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Study Shows Caffeine to be an Effective Sunscreen


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11/11/2011

Study Shows Caffeine to be an Effective Sunscreen

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Written by: Kathryn Danzey
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Further studies have shown caffeine to be a hero in fighting skin cancer, trials show that using a topical application of caffeine may help with filtering out harmful UVB rays.  Caffeine appears to protect against certain types of cancer at a molecular level and inhibits a protein in the skin called ATR.

Caffeine has already proven benefits when a trial showed that coffee drinking reduced the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer and now there is great excitement as topical applications have been associated with a decreased risk of sun induced skin cancer.  Priori skin care are ahead of the game in this and have coffee berry extract in their skin care.



About the Author

Kathryn Danzey
I have a passion to bring to you what really works in the beauty industry, from a moisturiser to the latest advanced treatment for anti ageing. After almost 4 decades in the industry I'm packed with info to share but never tire of looking for new things and would love you to share your experiences with us too. We're here to help you find that treatment or product that will make a change for you. Can't do without My Collagen Shots and H3O Night Repair. Love a great serum and UV protection





 
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